Relevant Cal Poly Graduate Programs


Master of Science in Computer Science

National Average Salary: $110K

Cal Poly’s M.S. program in Computer science offers students the opportunity to prepare for careers in several areas of emphasis, including software engineering, computer architecture, programming languages, theory of computing, operating systems, database systems, distributed computing, computer networks, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, and human-computer interaction.


Master of Science in Quantitative Economics

National Average Salary: $105K

Cal Poly’s full-time MS Economics program prepares students for careers working in big data environments. Students enjoy small classes, with courses taught by nationally recognized scholars dedicated to student success. Our Learn by Doing culture fosters close connections with faculty and provides the mentorship necessary to deeply understand the role of economic analysis in a business environment. Our graduates go on to secure jobs in finance, banking, economic consulting as well as academia.

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Degree Cal Poly

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree

National Average Salary: $86K

Cal Poly’s MBA program offers students a technically sound business foundation along with experiential learning, helping maximize skill development and individual potential. Employers recognize our graduates for their forward-looking managerial skillset coupled with a ‘can do’ attitude. The professionalism and situational readiness emphasized in the program paves the way for a seamless transition from the world of Learn by Doing—Cal Poly’s signature teaching philosophy—to the world of doing business.

MS Business Analytics Cal Poly

Master of Science in Business Analytics

National Average Salary: $72K

Cal Poly’s 10-month MS Business Analytics program offers students an incredible opportunity to advance their professional careers in the fast-growing data analytics field. This comprehensive program encompasses statistics, machine learning, econometrics, marketing analytics, and data management. Students also work collaboratively on real-world industry projects, providing them valuable experience working for a client in a team. Our emphasis on advanced statistical modeling, data visualization and communication means students learn to ask the right questions to create actionable intelligence.